1. Boston Celtics: Kevin Garnett Shouldn't Retire to Further Cement His Legacy

    With the recent reports that Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett could be considering retirement, the future Hall of Famer has some very tough decisions to make in the upcoming weeks...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,195 reads 3 comments

  2. Will NBA Fans Embrace LeBron James as a Conquering Hero?

    In the span of 48 minutes of basketball Thursday night, Miami Heat superstar LeBron James has the chance to go from goat to hero as he can potentially capture his first NBA championship in his nine-year NBA career...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 410 reads 6 comments

  3. Dwight Howard: 5 Ways New Orlando Magic GM Rob Hennigan Can Appease D12

    New Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan has his hands full right off the bat in his new job. He inherits a team that is over the salary cap for next season at $65.7 million...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 7,688 reads 23 comments

  4. Why LeBron James Has a Chance to Match Kobe Bryant's 5 Rings

    It's been nine seasons, but the Miami Heat's LeBron James is finally one win away from winning his first ring. However, when we talk championships, Kobe Bryant 's five rings make him the standard bearer among current NBA superstars...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 2,974 reads 8 comments

  5. NBA Trades: Did Wizards-Hornets Deal Create More Problems Than It Solved?

    Wednesday's trade between the New Orleans Hornets and Washington Wizards that sent Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza to the Wizards in exchange for the insane contract of Rashard ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 13,874 reads 15 comments

  6. NBA Free Agency 2012: Adding Aging Vets Like Steve Nash Won't Solve Knicks' Woes

    The NBA Finals are still going on, but that hasn't stopped the rumor mill from running wild as it pertains to the New York Knicks ' offseason plans...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 955 reads 3 comments

  7. NBA Finals 2012: Why LeBron and Miami Heat Won't Be Title Favorites Next Year

    With the Miami Heat only a win away from winning their second championship in franchise history, it's already a good time to look forward to next season...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 2,263 reads 8 comments

  8. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Dissecting Weakest 1st-Round Prospects

    As with any draft, marginal prospects can make or break a team’s draft, and while the 2012 NBA draft is considered a deep one, there will still be a few weaker prospects that ultimately will be taken in the first round...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 8,488 reads 15 comments

  9. NBA Draft 2012: How Hornets-Wizards Trade Affects Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

    One of the top prospects entering the 2012 NBA draft has long been Kentucky's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. While the Kentucky product is likely to be selected among the top five picks ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 86 reads 90 comments

  10. Will Russell Westbrook's Mental Focus Ever Catch Up with His Enormous Talent?

    The enormous talent of Oklahoma City Thunder point guard has never come into question. Very few guards in the NBA possess the pure ability that Westbrook does, as the Miami Heat ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,174 reads 10 comments

  11. David Stern's Greedy Owners Must Be Stopped from Ruining Olympics

    For months now, David Stern and the NBA owners have been discussing putting an end to the Dream Team concept as far as Olympic Basketball is concerned...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 859 reads 6 comments

  12. LeBron James on the Verge of NBA Title; Is the World Ready?

    It was often said that the world would end in 2012, and sign No. 1 that the apocalypse is upon us is the fact that LeBron James and the Miami Heat are one win away from capturing the second championship in Miami history...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,102 reads 26 comments

  13. Jared Sullinger and 5 Frontcourt Prospects Too Small to Survive in NBA

    A couple of inches in height can determine whether or not an NBA frontcourt prospect will have the same success they did in college once they reach the NBA...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 448 reads 0 comments

  14. Should Michael Jordan Care That He's the Laughingstock of the NBA?

    As a player, there was no one better than Michael Jordan . He not only had the ability, but thick skin that allowed nothing to bother him. No moment was too big for MJ to overcome, and he didn't care what people thought or said about him...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 5,248 reads 52 comments

  15. Thunder vs. Heat: Was LeBron James' Game 4 Among the Most Heroic Finishes Ever?

    You have to hand it to Miami's LeBron James , who played through the pain in Game 4 and limped onto the floor to make what could go down as the biggest shot in his career, a three-pointer with 2:50 left that gave the Heat a 97-94 lead...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,862 reads 25 comments

  16. Thunder vs. Heat: Game 5 TV Schedule, Live Stream, Spread Info and More

    It was dramatic, but for the third consecutive game, the Miami Heat held off a late fourth-quarter charge by the Oklahoma City Thunder to take a 3-1 series lead in the NBA Finals...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 6,976 reads 10 comments

  17. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Borderline Playoff Teams That Must Hit Big

    With the 2012 NBA draft under 10 days away, it’s make or break time for several NBA teams as they look to add the missing piece in order to get their respective teams over the hump...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 3,513 reads 5 comments

  18. Why Lou Williams Opting out May Force Sixers to Trade Andre Iguodala

    The Philadelphia 76ers have been rumored to deal forward Andre Iguodala for a couple of years now, and this may be the year they finally pull the trigger on a deal...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 8,149 reads 43 comments

  19. Lakers Rumors: How the Lakers Can Trade Pau Gasol for Future Franchise Stars

    Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak is committed to moving forward Pau Gasol (via New York Daily News) , after he has been made the scapegoat for all of the Lakers' postseason struggles...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 13,902 reads 70 comments

  20. NBA Draft 2012: The LA Lakers and 7 Teams That Must Make a Deal for Picks

    While the NBA Finals are still going on for the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder, the other 28 teams are preparing for the NBA draft, set to take place on June 28...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 3,549 reads 5 comments

  21. Can LeBron James Ever Make the World Forget About Michael Jordan?

    He's still two wins away from his first ring, and there's no guarantee he gets it, but if LeBron James finally gets that monkey off his back, it's worth thinking about how he can become the global icon the NBA wishes he'd become...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 919 reads 3 comments

  22. Thunder vs. Heat: Willingness to Win Ugly Will Lead Miami to NBA Title

    There's been one glaring difference between this Miami Heat team and the one that we saw a year ago and it could be what leads them to the NBA championship. This Heat team is willing to win ugly in order to win as a team...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 838 reads 3 comments

  23. NBA Rumors: Brandon Roy to Los Angeles Lakers Makes Sense for Both Parties

    Even though the NBA Finals are heating up, it's never too soon to look forward to the offseason and in particular, a three-time All-Star's potential return to the league. If healthy, Brandon Roy could be a difference maker for numerous contenders...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 12,561 reads 65 comments

  24. NBA Finals 2012: Will Miami Blow Another 2-1 Series Lead This Year?

    For LeBron James and the Miami Heat , it's almost as if the 2012 season really doesn't begin until Tuesday night. That's because Miami was in this exact position in 2011, holding a 2-1 series lead over eventual champions, the Dallas Mavericks ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,032 reads 5 comments

  25. NBA Draft 2012: Prospects That Will Contribute to an NBA Finalist Next Year

    One thing that this NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder is missing is the impact of a rookie...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,083 reads 1 comments